answer on Quora, has produced statistics stating that on average about 9% of ad impressions may be blocked, that ad blocking is higher in the US and Europe, and that users of Firefox and Linux have an ad blocking rate of about 18% and 29%, respectively. In the case of Firefox, AdBlock Plus has over 15 million daily active users and the ad blocking rate for Android users is gaining to the point that Google has recently taken the step of removing Adblock Plus and similar ad blocking apps from its Android store Google Play, probably in an effort to defend Adsense.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Review of 4 Smartwatches: Sony MN2SW, Nike Sportswatch, Motorola MotoACTV, and LunaTik/iPod Nano Watch
There has been a lot of recent buzz regarding smartwatches. There are several promising alternatives, a couple of which are geared towards exercise buffs. Reviewed here is 4 top choices: Sony MN2SW SmartWatch, Nike+ SportWatch, Motorola MOTOACTV, and the LunaTik Wrist Watch Strap for the iPod Nano 6G.
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Dividend reinvesting helps increase the total value of an investor's portfolio; here we look at the effect of dividend reinvesting on the total returns of eight simple exchange-traded fund (ETF) portfolios discussed in a previous post on portfolio diversification for lazy investing. These eight portfolios allow investors to be diversified, while keeping the number of necessary transactions low, as well as the overall expenses of the portfolio.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Portfolio diversification helps investors balance risk and reward in their portfolios. Here we look at the investment diversification of eight simple exchange-traded fund (ETF) portfolios. ETFs are gaining a growing following among young investors interested in portfolio diversification, but who often shun actively managed mutual funds. ETFs come with several benefits over mutual funds, such as lower costs; in fact, several brokerage firms offer commission-free ETF trading, like Schwab, TD Ameritrade, and E*Trade, which further adds to their benefits.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
watch a random episode of a show on Hulu. Select a show and a link to a random episode will appear; click "Get Random Episode" to get a different random episode.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Review of 5 HDTV Indoor Antennas: Mohu Leaf, Terk FDTV2A, Antennas Direct Clearstream 2, RCA 1450B and Rabbit Ears
Thursday, August 30, 2012
HaxeFlixel is a Flixel port for Haxe the "universal" programming language and the NME application framework to support applications on iOS, Android, webOS, BlackBerry, Windows, Mac, Linux and Flash Player without requiring code changes for each target; Flixel is a popular library for developing 2D Flash games. This tutorial will teach you how to install Haxe, NME, HaxeFlixel, their dependencies, and try out one of the HaxeFlixel demos using Flash.